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Thomas Blackwell, MD
Departments: Internal Medicine
Languages: English
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Texas Super Doctors 2017

Dr. Thomas Blackwell received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch, and completed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.  Dr. Blackwell is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine.  His special interests are student and residency education. 

Dr. Blackwell is the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Professor of General Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch.  In addition to a busy private practice, he has major administrative and teaching duties at UTMB.  As the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, he has administrative oversight of 50+ residencies and approximately 590 residents / fellows in training.  Previously, he was the Director for the Division of General Internal Medicine and the Medical Director for the Harborside Medical Group.  Also, he was the Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency training program for 19 years. 

At a national level, Dr. Blackwell has been selected for a 6-year appointment as a member of the ACGME Accreditation Appeals Panel for Internal Medicine.  He is the past chair of the Internal Medicine Residency Review Committee, which regulates all training in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties.  He was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine from 2004 - 2008.

Also, Dr. Thomas Blackwell has been selected as a “Texas Super Doctor” (by Texas Monthly Magazine) for the past 10 years.

Medical/Professional School:

University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, MD, 1975


Straight Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1979


Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma - Oklahoma City, OK, 1981


American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

UTMB Health Internal Medicine - Galveston
400 Harborside Drive Suite 105-107
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 747-7012

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I have the greatest confidence in him and his PA.May 02,2017
My provider is always concerned about my health and assures me that he wants to see me live a very long and healthy life. I have been with him 20 years or so and have never thought about changing my doctor.May 16,2017
Dr. Blackwell always includes my thoughts on meds/treatment (since I am a PhD neuropharmacologist). I think this is appropriate. If he did not value my input, I would find another doctor.Jun 06,2017
Excellent provider. Very knowledgeable, easy to understand.Jun 12,2017
Good experience.Jul 12,2017
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